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    SubjectRE: [PATCH 0/10] af_unix: add multicast and filtering features to AF_UNIX

    > > So, now we are trying a different approach. To create a new address
    > > family AF_MCAST. That way we can have more control over the
    semantics of
    > > the socket interface for that family.
    > >
    > > We expect to have some patches in a few days and we will resend.
    > >
    > > Does this makes more sense to you?
    > >
    > Why adding an obscure set of IPC mechanism in network tree, and not
    > using (maybe extending) traditional IPC (Messages queues, semaphores,
    > Shared memory, pipes, futexes, ...).

    If it isn't a totally silly suggestion, why not write a simple
    device driver that just does what you want?
    Which (I think) is named pipes with multiple readers.


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